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This text uses extensive abbreviations, including nomina sacra terms, standard contractions for endings such as -m or -ibus, and some particular words which have their unique contracted form. This segment shows a sample. To find the rest, go to the text pages and examine them with the transcript window open.
Responsiones of Pope Gregory from an 8th century codex of religious writings (Cologne Cathedral Library, MS XCI, f.57b). Images from The New Palaeographical Society, 1905, Plate 57.

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